NOTE: Students who use Examity MUST first make the request with Academic Testing. Students who fail to do so will have their test scores invalidated. On-campus students must test in person and are not eligible for Examity services.
What is Examity?
Examity offers students a secure and convenient way to take proctored exams online from anywhere, any time of the day. Examity is integrated with Blackboard. Faculty and students access Examity directly from Blackboard, without the hassle of another username and password.
Fees are based on exams that are one hour or less in length. Any exam over 1 hour will have an additional fee assessed, as listed:
- Level 0 - Authentication only-$10 per student, per exam ($1 per each additional hour)
- Level 1 - Record all tests, review a random sample of tests, authentication - $12.50 per student, per exam ($3 per each additional hour)
- Level 2 - Record all tests, review all tests, authentication - $15 per student, per exam )$5 per each additional hour)
- Level 3 - Live proctoring, authentication, record session - $17.50 per student, per exam ($7 per each additional hour)
Examity for Students
Students will need a webcam and a microphone connected to their computer to take an exam using Examity. Students pay Examity directly for the proctoring service.
Out-of-region students may complete Online Placement Testing for Summer Orientation via Examity, EKU's long-distance proctoring service.
Online testing through Examity is available Monday-Saturday but must be arranged a minimum of 72 hours *before* the exam date and time. In addition, placement testing must be completed a minimum of 72 hours *before* your scheduled orientation date or advising session.
Examity for Faculty
Faculty have the flexibilty to select the level of online test security and to tailor the test environment to meet desired exam specifications. Examity can help ensure the integrity of online exams and help maintain proctoring standards within your class. Examity is fully ADA-compliant, so all students may take advantage of the service. Faculty can track when students take exams and can review video recordings from any test sessions up to one month after the exam session. Exam sessions can be audited with incident reports provided to the faculty.
Support is available 24 hours a day at 1-855-Examity (1-855-392-6489) or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Page last updated by Kathy Williams, Director, Academic Readiness & Testing, 26-April-2019